Fan of Columnar Jointing? Here’s a Real Gem for You in the Sierra Nevada, and it’s Not Devil’s Postpile

Tucked away in a small corner of an unheralded canyon of the Sierra Nevada is a real gem of a geological locality. It is a marvelous example of columnar jointing that has been modified by glacial scouring, and it’s NOT called Devil’s Postpile. Welcome to the Columns of the Giants. The Stanislaus River does not … Read more

Energy Secretary to Visit Nuclear Plant, Discuss Waste Issue | Connecticut News

By JENNIFER McDERMOTT, Associated Press WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) – The US energy secretary is planning to visit a nuclear power plant in Connecticut on Friday at the invitation of the local congressional member as they both work to change how spent nuclear fuel is stored nationwide to solve a decadeslong stalemate. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm … Read more

Nevada receives $20 million National Science Foundation research award for fire science

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) has been awarded $ 20 million over five years to support a comprehensive fire-science project with research involving the Desert Research Institute (DRI); University of Nevada, Las Vegas; and the University of Nevada, Reno. The project, Harnessing the Data Revolution for Fire Science, is funded through the National … Read more

The Interview: Alison Sloat | University of Nevada, Las Vegas

“Do you sleep?” It’s rhetorical but appropriate question asked of Alison Sloat at a recent College of Sciences Advisory Board meeting. She had just finished her presentation on the various community outreach programs in the college. Sloat spearheaded or volunteers in most of the programs in the presentation. Her work runs the gamut from creating … Read more

Wild Fluctuations in Sierra Nevada Snow – Alternating Extremes on California Mountain Range

April 24, 2022 The California mountain range alternated between extreme precipitation and none at all this winter. When it comes to mountain snow, the Sierra Nevada is notorious for booms and busts: One year can be exceptionally bad, while the next can be exceedingly good. However, in 2021-22, there were booms and busts all within … Read more

Nevada Zinc Announces Management Change

TORONTO, April 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Nevada Zinc Corporation (“Nevada Zinc” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: NZN) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Igor Danyliuk as President and CEO of the Company effective June 1, 2022. Mr. Danyliuk is currently a director of Nevada Zinc and will retain his seat on the Board … Read more


VANCOUVER, BC, April 14, 2022 / CNW / – Nevada King Gold Corp. (TSXV: NKG) (OTCQX: NKGFF) (“Nevada King“or the”Company“) is pleased to announce that it is bolstering its technical team with the addition of Lewis Teal as Chief Technical Advisor, as well as Mac Jackson and Mike Bersch as consulting geologists. Highlights Mr. Lewis … Read more

New NV Energy Foundation grant will support wildfire preparedness in Nevada – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Reno, Nev. (Mar. 31, 2022) – As the climate warms, wildfires in the Sierra Nevada are happening at unprecedented sizes and intensities, threatening communities and resources throughout Nevada and California. For fire managers trying to understand and predict fire behavior, access to accurate information for decision-making has never been more important. Credit: Adam Kochanski / … Read more

Central Oregon biologist tracks the rare and mysterious Sierra Nevada red fox

Your browser does not support the audio element. At an Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife office, biologist Jamie Bowles reviewed a video clip submitted to her for species identification. Recorded while driving a forest road in Central Oregon’s Cascade mountains, the handheld video showed a glimpse of gray and black fur as a small … Read more

HeliosX Lithium & Technologies Corp. announced listing on the OTCQB Markets and Technical Confirmation of Lithium Opportunities in Canada and Teels Marsh, Nevada |

VANCOUVER, BC, March 7, 2022 / CNW / – HeliosX Lithium & Technologies Corp. (“HeliosX“) (TSXV: HX) (OTCQB: HXLTF) (FSE: C2U0) is pleased to report that the company common shares have commenced trading on the OTCQB Markets on March 4, 2022quoted under the symbol HXLTF. The OTCQB, operated by OTC Markets Group Inc., is designed … Read more